Get a Taste of Downtown RVA

Explore all of the restaurants, delis, cafés, bars and brunch spots in downtown Richmond!

If you're looking for the best food in Richmond, head downtown. Richmond's renowned food scene and downtown RVA are a match made in culinary heaven, bringing people together to create memories over a drink, shared plates and trying new things.

Join the foodie fun with a dinner in Shockoe Bottom, a quick bite from a food truck in the Financial District, or lunch at a cafe in the Arts District. Find your new favorite dish, brunch spot, happy hour deal and more at any of these exceptional downtown Richmond's restaurants!

Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Birdie's, Fall Line Kitchen & Bar and Lillie Pearl

New Restaurants in Downtown Richmond

ML Steak

328 E. Broad Street | Jackson Ward

Chic'n & Beer

1800 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Sear Burger

321 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Sprezza

111 Virginia Street | Shockoe Slip

COMING SOON!

Elegant Cuizines

415 W. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

Mama J's Market

312 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Stoplight Gelato & Penny's

405 Brook Road | Jackson Ward

Read more in our blog story about new restaurants in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: The Lobby Bar at Quirk Hotel, Capitol Waffle Shop and Hot Chick

Breakfast and Brunch Spots in Downtown Richmond

521 Biscuits & Waffles

521 E. Main Street | Financial District

Bar Solita

123 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Buna Kurs

402 ½ N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Capitol Waffle Shop

1110 E. Main Street | Financial District

Godfrey's

308 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

Lulu's

21 N. 17th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Maple Bourbon

1116 E. Main Street | Financial District

Millie's Diner

2603 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Perly's

111 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

The Riviere

506 W. Broad Street | Arts District

The Speakeasy Grill

526 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Read more in our blog about the best brunch spots in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Whisk, Lift Coffee Shop and Café and Ironclad Coffee Roasters

Bakeries and Cafés in Downtown Richmond

Cafe Beignet

3 N. 17th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Cafe Synai

416 N 1st Street | Jackson Ward

Cafe Zata

700 Bainbridge Street | Manchester

Europa Crust

1321 ½ E. Main Street | Financial District

Ironclad Coffee Roasters

1805 E. Grace Street | Shockoe Bottom

Lift Coffee Shop & Cafe

218 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Sefton Coffe Co.

24 N. 8th Street | Financial District

Sugar & Salt

416 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

The Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe

1217 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip

Urban Hang Suite

304 E. Broad Street | Arts District

Whisk

2100 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Read more in our blog about coffee shops & cafes in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Byrd House at The Graduate, Quirk Rooftop and Kabana Rooftop

Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Downtown Richmond

Byrd House at the Graduate Hotel

301 W. Franklin Street | Monroe Ward

Common House

303 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Havana ‘59

16 N. 17th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Juan's Rooftop & Cantina

11 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Kabana Rooftop

700 E. Main Street | Financial District

Quirk Rooftop

201 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Read more in our blog about rooftop bars in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Legend Brewing, Triple Crossing and Bryant's Cider

Breweries in Downtown Richmond

Basic City Beer Co.

212 W. 6th Street | Manchester

Benchtop Brewing

434 Hull Street | Manchester

Bryant's Cider

2114 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Legend Brewing

321 W. 7th Street | Manchester

Richbrau Brewing

5 S. 20th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Triple Crossing Beer

113 S. Foushee Street | Monroe Ward

Read more in our blog about breweries in Downtown Richmond

Pubs in Downtown Richmond

McCormack's Irish Pub

12 N. 18th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Penny Lane Pub

421 E. Main Street | Financial District

Poe's Pub

2706 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Rosie Connolly's Pub

1548 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Sine Irish Pub

1327 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip

Read more in our blog about pubs in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Havana '59, Patio Thai and Sine Irish Pub

Outdoor Seating and Patios in Downtown Richmond

Addis Ethiopian

9 N. 17th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Bottoms Up

1700 Dock Street | Shockoe Bottom

Casa del Barco

320 S. 12th Street | Shockoe Slip

Grandstaff & Stein

2113 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Oak & Apple

1814 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Parterre

100 E. Franklin Street | Monroe Ward

The Patio Thai

103 E. Cary Street | Monroe Ward

Read more in our blog about outdoor dining in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to right: Bottoms Up, Jo-Jo's Pizza & Subs, Ironclad Pizza & Grill

Pizza Places in Downtown Richmond

Bottoms Up

1700 Dock Street | Shockoe Bottom

Ironclad Pizza & Grill

924 McDonough Street | Manchester

Jo-Jo's Pizza & Subs

1201 E. Main Street | Financial District

LaVera

214 Hull Street | Manchester

Mommiana's Dough

1717 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

The Pizza Place

1731 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Valentino's

223 E Grace Street #1715 | Monroe Ward

Read more in our blog about pizza places in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Urban Farmhouse, Leek & Thistle and Parterre

Where to Get Lunch in Downtown Richmond

Big Herm's Kitchen

315 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Cafe Rustika

414 E. Main Street | Financial District

Cheddar Jackson

522 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Chez Foushee

2 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

Christopher's Runaway Gourmay

N. 11th & E. Clay Streets | Court End

8th & Main Streets | Monroe Ward

12th & Main Streets | Monroe Ward

City Dogs

1316 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip

Croaker's Spot

1020 Hull Street | Manchester

Hatch Local

400 Hull Street | Manchester

Jamaica House

416 W. Broad Street | Arts District

KOGI

325 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Jo-Jo's Pizza & Subs

1201 E. Main Street | Financial District

Sear Burger

321 N. 2nd Street | Jackson Ward

Secret Sandwich Society

501 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

Soul Taco

1215 E. Main Street | Shockoe Slip

Station 2

2016 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Read more in our blog about lunch spots & specials in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: JewFro, Cafe Beignet and Pop's Market on Grace

Markets and Delis in Downtown Richmond

Leek & Thistle

2112 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Manna Cafe

1111 E. Main Street | Financial District

Stella's Grocery

609 Hull Street | Manchester

109 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Ms. Bee's Juice Bar, Native Plate and Saadia's Juicebox and Yoga Bar

Healthy Restaurants in Downtown Richmond

Miyabi Sushi

1712 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Ms. Bee's Juice Bar at the Valentine

1015 E. Clay Street | Court End

Native Plate

1203 E. Main Street | Shockoe Slip

NuVegan Cafe

417 W. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

++Nami++

218 E. Main Street | ++Monroe Ward++

Sesame Sushi

1051 E. Cary Street | Financial District

Sumo San

1725 E. Main Street | Shockoe Bottom

Read more in our blog about vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options in Downtown Richmond
Downtown Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: The Riviere, Julep's and Mama J's

Date Night Spots in Downtown Richmond

Restaurant Addara

618 N. 1st Street | Jackson Ward

C'est Le Vin

15 N. 17th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Hotel Greene

508 E. Franklin | Monroe Ward

Jubilee

1303 Hull Street | Manchester

Julep's

420 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

LaGrotta

529 E. Broad Street | Monroe Ward

Lillie Pearl

416 E. Grace Street | Monroe Ward

The Lobby Bar at the Quirk Hotel

201 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Max's on Broad

305 Brook Road | Arts District

Sam Miller's

1210 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip

Tarrant's Cafe

1 W. Broad Street | Arts District

The Tobacco Company Restaurant

1201 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip

Pictured from Left to Right: Saison, Perly's and C'est Le Vin

Places for a Large Group in Downtown Richmond

Bookbinder's

2306 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Bottom

Capital Ale House

623 E. Main Street | Financial District

The Hard Shell

1411 E. Cary Street | Shockoe Slip

Havana '59

16 N. 17th Street | Shockoe Bottom

Lemaire at the Jefferson Hotel

101 W. Franklin Street | Monroe Ward

Mama J's

415 N. 1st Street | Jackson Ward

NAMA

15 W. Broad Street | Arts District

Vagabond

700 E. Broad Street | Monroe Ward

Richmond Restaurants

Pictured from Left to Right: Chopt Creative Salad Co., Potbelly Sandwiches, Panera Bread

Chain Restaurants in Downtown Richmond

Chick-fil-A

403 N. 13th Street | Court End

Chili's

355 W. Cary Street | Monroe Ward

Chopt Creative Salad Co.

901 E. Cary Street | Financial District

Dunkin'

600 E. Canal Street | Financial District

Jimmy John's

520 W. Franklin Street | Monroe Ward

McDonald's

708 Hull Street | Manchester

Panera Bread

1250 E. Marshall Street | Court End

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

800 E. Canal Street | Financial District

Starbucks

1200 E. Marshall Street | Court End

641 N. 8th Street | Court End

500 E. Broad Street | Monroe Ward

Subway

1250 E. Marshall Street | Court End

1200 Semmes Avenue | Manchester

Downtown Richmond Restaurants by Neighborhood

Arts District

4 Cyber Cafe

Bar Solita

Lift Coffee Shop & Cafe

Jamaica House

Juan’s Rooftop & Cantina

NAMA

Max’s on Broad

The Riviere

SWITCH

Tarrant’s Cafe

The Lobby Bar

Urban Hang Suite

Quirk Rooftop

Court End

Chick-Fil-A

Christopher’s Runaway Gourmay

Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar

Panera Bread

Starbucks

Subway

Toastie's

Financial District

521 Biscuits & Waffles

Cafe Rustika

Capital Ale House

Chopt Creative Salad Co.

Charlotte's Southern Deli & Tapas

Dunkin’

Europa Crust

Kabana Rooftop

Jo-Jo’s Pizza & Subs

KAT'S Breakfast & Lunch

Maple Bourbon

Manna Cafe

Penny Lane Pub

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Rueger's

Tenka Ramen

Sefton Coffee Co.

Sesame Sushi

Jackson Ward

Restaurant Adarra

Big Herms Kitchen

Buna Kurs

Cafe Synai

Cheddar Jackson

GWAR Bar

KOGI

Southern Kitchen

Mama J’s

Mama J’s Market (Coming Soon)

Sugar & Salt

Thai Studio Restaurant

The Speakeasy Grill

Manchester

Benchtop Brewing

Basic City Beer Co.

Cafe Zata

Caribbean Chef

Croaker’s Spot

Hatch Local

Ironclad Pizza & Grill

Jubilee

LaVera Pizza

Legend Brewing

M&F Jamaican Cafe

Manchester's Table

McDonald’s

MO Carryout

Philly Vegan

Pig & Brew

Stella’s Grocery

Sweet Fix

The Continental

Monroe Ward

Buttermilk & Honey on Grace

Chez Foushee

Chicano's Cocina Bar & Grill

Chili’s

Fall Line

Gather & Hem Bar

Godfrey’s

Henley on Grace

Homemades by Suzanne

Irie Ting Jamaican Grill

Jimmy John’s

Julep’s

La Grotta Ristorante

Lemaire

Lillie Pearl

Maya Mexican Grill and Tequila Lounge

Nami

NuVegan Cafe

Parterre

Patio Thai

Perly’s

Rappahannock Oyster Co.

Secret Sandwich Society

Spice of India

Starbucks

Stella’s Grocery

Triple Crossing Brewing

Tenka Ramen

Vagabond

Valentino’s

Wong Gonzalez

Shockoe Bottom

Addis Ethiopian

Aces Sports Lounge

Bello's Lounge

Bookbinder’s

Bottoms Up

Bryant’s Cider

C’est Le Vin

Daily Menu Restaurant

Grace Noodle

Grandstaff & Stein

Havana ‘59

Hot Chick

Ironclad Coffee Roasters

JewFro

La Bodega

Leek & Thistle

Liquid 2.0

Lulu’s

McCormack’s Irish Pub

Millie’s Diner

Miyabi Sushi

Mommiana's Dough

Oak and Apple

Poe’s Pub

Richbrau Brewing

Rosie Connolly’s Pub

Sauce & Toss

Stadium Sports Bar

Station 2

Sumo San

Sweet Spot Ice Cream

The Pizza Place

Tio Pablo

Whisk

Wonderland

Shockoe Slip

Bateau

Casa del Barco

Casa Fiesta Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

City Dogs

The Hard Shell

Mom's Siam 2

Native Plate

Papi's

Sine Irish Pub

Sam Miller’s

Soul Taco

Southern Railway Taphouse

Therapy

The Tobacco Company Restaurant

Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe

Westham Tavern